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fire detroys a three- story building in oakland. the raging fire broke out just after five -this evening this is video of the scene from our helicopter partnership with abc 7. from earlier this evening. kron 4's philippe djegal is live at the scene. where the fire investigation is still ongoing tonight. philippe? >> reporter: pam, we are on the 600 block of harrison. the fire department said that this is been vacant quite for some time. even squatters could be the cause for this fire. three men actually were found on the top of the roof on the next building of this burning structure. they have been treated. there is a company that is boarding up the windows and as you can see there or at least for water hoses onto the building. at least four of them. at 5: 21 they were able to contain the fire within three hours it was completely controlled. the never fire never hopped to a n adjacent building structures for however, this is what"take a look at what the scene looked like earlier." they noticed that three men were standing on top of the building that is now destroyed. they were tr
oliver was staying. he surrendered to police at a hotel in oakland. also new at 11. a federal court ruled that two medical marijuana dispensaries. harborside health center in oakland, and its smaller operation in san jose. will stay open. the court denied motions that would have stopped marijuana sales at the properties. however, a judge did schedule a hearing later this month, to hear further arguments from the city of oakland. the court found. that injunctions would not be an appropriate means of preventing illegal use of marijuana at those locations. harborside, the largest medical marijuana club in the state, has been in business for more than six years. >> jacqueline: with reduced visibility some better conditions in half moon bay. but we are expecting portions of the bait to see a dense fog advisory issued. the east bay shore in the inland. the north bay has not been included within the advisory. that is a possibility with i would not be surprised. if it could be extended. and i would say that the areas highlighted on your screen could show some significant reduced visibility in the
oakland. tonight, we are getting eyewitness accounts of what stopped traffic on interstate 8-80 yesterday afternoon. a bunch of cars parked along the freeway watching others spinning out. but as kron four's philippe djegal reports. this video may help investigators catch the criminals. (engine roars) >> reporter: a longtime california highway patrol spokesperson says this was even suprising to her. cellphone video uploaded onto youtube. shows spectators stopping their cars on interstate 8- 80 north in oakland. with the oh-dot-co coliseum and oracle areana in the background. recording a sideshow. mostly young men spinning donuts while traiffc sits still. creating a traffic mess for at least two minutes. this is another angle of it. >> "wow. stopping the whole freeway." >> reporter: and, it's not just one car spinning out. there are several. >> "only in oaklnd." >> reporter: the california highway patrol says it received a call about the sideshow at around 3-20 in the afternoon. one officer responded. several others then followed on motorcyles and cars. (engines ) >> "five oh's" >> reporter
by the bay and oakland. 37 and san mateo. this live look at san francisco clear skies and in arctic air mass. temperatures are going to drop, significantly. the belief that a freeze warning is in effect for the north bay, the south bay for 8:00 a.m. tomorrow. temperatures will be well below freezing for several hours. there are no freeze warnings for the bay area but still the bayside locations could get close to or right at freezing point. the purple showing 30's. and even 20's mid-20s by tomorrow morning. santa rosa, livermore, concord a couple of more cold nights. >> oakland police say three people were injured in a shooting this afternoon. two men and one woman were hurt in the incident. it happened on harmon avenue. no suspect description is available. >> meanwhile. oakland police tonight are searching for the suspects responsible for fridays string of murders. authorities say three young men and a teenage boy were murdered in the span of six hours. police believe there are several groups involved. at this point, investigators are not calling those groups gangs. police say the violence
-to-200 pounds. >> this just in -- police say, one man was shot in east oakland tonight. the shooting happened on crest avenue, shortly before 8- this evening. police say the victim ran from the scen as the suspects fled in car. they say the victim is in stable, but critical condition tonight. meanwhile, this news adds on to violence that erupted in oakland this past weekend. 15 people shot over the weekend. including five at a birthday party sunday night. sunday's shooting came. after four people were shot and killed friday. today, oakland city officials promising action. more on that part of the story coming up. first, kron4's grant lodes shows us where the shootings took place. >> there were four on friday. you can see that three of the four were in the middle of the afternoon. on saturday, there were two more shootings. three people were shot on this one location on harmony /seminary. and also to yesterday. near seminary and 3 people were hit.. violent couple of days grant, kron 4. >> pam: oakland police chief howard jordan says, rival groups are connected to a number of city. >>
news starts now. >> oakland police are searching for the suspects who opened fire on an s-u-v. and wound up shooting an eight- year- old girl. this is video from our helicopter partnership with abc 7 news. the shooting happened at about 2-30 this afternoon. on 65th aveneue. the girl was taken to children's hospital in oakland. kron-4's reggie kumar is live in oakland tonight. with the latest. reggie? >> we spoke with the girls on goal.and she is expected to e okay. the girl's uncle-says that she is expected to be okay. this is where the s u v was playing where she was hit by gunfire. she was not the intended target. police chief howard and jordan are still trying to figure out the motive. >> we do not know how this started we are still dealing with this and we are looking to find out what happened in terms of suspects information. >> there is no suspect or their such description. reggie kumar, kron 4 news. >> pam: new at 11. all- nippon airways has now cancelled all 7-8-7 flights to tokyo from san jose mineta airport until february 18th. that decision is affecting more tha
. concerned residents speak out. as the oakland city council weighs in whether or not to bring in police and security heavyweight bill bratton. to consult its struggling police department. bratton formerly served as police chief in los angeles, and police commissioner in new york city and in boston. but last week. a number of oakland residents voiced concerns about bratton's controversial tactics. which include the "stop- and- frisk" policy. tonight at 11 -- the city continues hearing from those concerned residents. kron 4's reggie kumar is live in oakland tonight. reggie what's the latest? >> they have been consulting, with over 200 people that wanted to talk about this item. let me show you what it to looked like tonight. it has been mowemore subdued. about the safety consultant team. he is calling the former la p d bratton one of the brightest minds in policing and he is one of the best to work with limited to resources we will hear from parents of blouferd if you remember, he was shot by police. >> stop and frisk we will exercise constitutional policing >> if they let this go on if
: it was a deadly day in oakland. police say there were four shooting deaths today. the first was reported around 2:30 p-m when police found a man hit with multiple gun shot wounds near east 17th street and 23rd avenue. he was transported to the hospital but later died. at around three p-m a man was found dead also suffering from gun shots near canon ave and wellington st just after 4 p-m a shooting was reported at 34th near west st.. no victims were found but later a man was admitted to a nearyby hospital where he died. and just after eight. police found a man dead suffering from gun shot wounds on hillside ave. near 94th street. there are no suspects in any of the four incidents. >> oakland police conducted several raids today in an effort to crack down on the city's crime wave. oakland has suffered an escalating problem with violence. such as the homicide you see here, where a woman and man were shot as they went through a drive- through restaurant. police launched 'operation ceasefire' to try and stem the violence. in the raid, police say, they detained 6 people. and confiscated guns and other
bay. police have shut down an east oakland neighborhood while they investigate the scene after an officer -involved shooting. police are saying one person has been detained. this is video from our helicopter partnership with abc 7 news. the incident happened shortly before six-thirty this evening, near the 17- hundred block seminary avenue. near east 17th street in oakland. police say, an officer has been shot. they say the injury is non- life threatening. kron 4's reggie kumar is live in oakland. with the latest at this hour. reggie? >> we can see that this is still a very active scene. as this continues to search for two suspects. the law enforcement agencies have surrounded a complex, nearby. >> reporter: oakland investigators say the undercover police officer was in his car, following up on a shooting that happened on sunday when he was shot in the arm. police chief howard jordan says he doesn't want to compromise this investigation, so he would not give specific information about sundays shooting, and he wouldn't tell us what lead up to monday's officer involved shooting.t
at your neighborhood subway today. subway. eat fresh. >> at eleven. heated exchanges tonight as oakland leaders try to approve money for a big name consultant. to help with an overall crime strategy. late tonight. a surprise grounding of all of the new boeing 787 jets because of safety concerns. details. next. "crime victims" (male announcer) this is the bay area news station, kron 4 news starts now.many residents voiced their concerns at the oakland public safety meeting. the man who just spoke. is referring to former los angeles police chief bill bratton. tonight at 11. the oakland safety committee will decide whether to hire crime fighting consultant bill bratton, to try and curb the spike in violence in the city. bratton's carreer in policing has brought him to some of the biggest departments in the country. he formerly served as police chief in los angeles and police commissioner in new york city and boston. residents are concerned about the former l-a police chief's controversial tactics, they say could lead to racial profiling. kron 4's reggie kumar is live outside city hall. reg
control. scott rates, kron 4. >> all lanes of northbound interstate 880 in oakland are back open this hour. after the c-h-p shut down the freeway to investigate a deadly crash. it happened at about 7-45 tonight near the high street off-ramp. the c-h-p says a honda civic crashed into the center divder. afterward. the driver tried to walk across the freeway. and was hit by at least two cars. the man died at the scene. the northbound lanes were closed for nearly two hours while the c-h-p investigated. >> a man is on the run tonight. after police say he intentionally set a woman on fire this afternoon in the bayview district of san francisco. the victim is in her mid- twenties. this is the man police are looking for. 22-year-old dexter oliver. phillipe djegal has more. >> vicki. suspect. 22-year-old dexter oliver. and, the victim knew eachother. in fact, police say the two are dating. right now, the victim is being treated in the burn center here at saint francis hospital. witnesses tell the san francisco police that they heard a woman screaming. on hollister avenue between third and jennings
with a developing story out of oakland. where police say five people have been shot. the incident happened at a home on seminary avenue shortly before eight-this evening. authorities say all five victims are in stable condition. police do not have any suspects in custody. authorites say the suspects fled the scene in a car. we'll continue to bring you the latest on kron4's morning newscast starting at 4 a-m. >> tonight at 11. terrifying moments on telegraph hill. police say a man attacked a woman last night. breaking into her san francisco home. assaulting and attempting to rape her. police say 25-year-old jovan jones was eventually tracked down. but as kron four's philippe djegal reports. that may not have happened so quickly if not for a good samaratan getting involved. tonight at eight. we tell you about terrifying moments on telegraph hill. police say a man attacked a woman last night. breaking into her san francisco home. assaulting and attempting to rape her. police say 25-year-old jovan jones was eventually tracked down. but as kron four's philippe djegal reports. that may not have happened s
are investigating exactly what led up a uniformed officer being shot. this is the second officer shot in oakland this week. undercover policeman was shot earlier in week. it happened in east oakland at 49th and east 12th street around 5-45 tonight. and that's where we find. kron four's jeff bush. he has been following this story from the very beginning and has the latest. jeff? >> reporter: they just finished wrapping up this investigation but it was completely different where there were two officers investigating a hit and run a car crash. during that investigation they heard som gunshots. they were going to find out what happens. when they went to find out, one of the officers get beautyrest, posturepedic, even tempur-pedic mattress sets at low clearance prices. save even more on floor samples, demonstrators, and closeout inventory. the year end clearance sale ends sunday at sleep train. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ >> pam: new at 11. had cancer and arthritis. >> this view from the san francisco will be officially unveiled and this is testing. >> this heartbreaking and yet hea
in 2009. in 2012. his salary was about 140- thousand dollars. >>> oakland is known as a sanctuary city for illegal immigrants. now - the mayor and council have made it an even more welcome place for them. beginning next month - illegal immigrants can get municipal i-d cards. kron 4's reggie kumar is here with more. reggie - this could be a violation of federal law.? >> reporter: absolutely. but, mayor quan's argument is that congress has failed to act and pass comprehensive immigration reform, and she felt something had to be done to help illegal immigrants already living in the city. mayor quan feels the new municipal i-d card, which can also be used as a debit card will help fight crime. outgoing councilmember ignacio de la fuente worked with the mayor on this undocumented immigrant card program for more than two years. they both say illegal immigrants often worry about not having i-d to show police if they witness a crime. they say that should no longer be an issue. >> i think that most americans would agree that there would be able to live here with dignity and if they do not have
to help oakland's undermanned police force was supposed tobut the chp said today that they are willing to continue providing assistance to oakland for another 30 days. c-h-p officials say they will continue meeting with oakland police officials to determine the details of that assistance and ongoing efforts. cal-osha has fined chevron nearly one-million dollars for the fire at its richmond refinery last august. which sent thousands of people to cal-osha says its investigators found "willful violations" in chevron's response before, during and after the fire. a spokesperson says the company disagrees with some of the findings. and plans to appeal. >> violence is a big problem. too many children are dying. too many children. we must do something! >> pam: the first congressional hearing on gun control since the newtown shooting massacre kicked off today. it included a dramatic appeal for tougher gun laws from wounded former congresswoman gabrielle giffords. things got heated when wayne lapierre of the national rifle association took the hot seat. >> so you do not support mandatory backgr
will also cease 60s 65 degrees in napa, san francisco. and a cemetery, oakland, 66. and this oakland-san mateo--with cool mornings and also made 60s on wednesday. the increase with clouds just a slight chance for rain with mostly sunny conditions. >> president obama is heading up a national day of service inaugural events. the president, first lady and vice president joe biden and his wife, jill participated. officials are estimating as many as 800-thousand people will attend monday's inauguration ceremonies in washington. president obama will take the oath of office at noon, and then deliver an inaugural address. mister obama will have two swearing-ins: a public ceremony on monday and a private one tomorrow. military families. and you'll be able to watch the inauguration ceremony live during the kron-4 morning news on monday. it will start at 8-30 in theand we'll also have the inaugural parade live on our 24-7 bay area news channel - starting at 10-35. today giants general manager.. speaking about brian wilson >> the golden state warriors were in action again today facing off agains
roberts. the oakland private ceremony. president obama has been sworn in for a second four- year term. supreme court chief justice john roberts administered the oath in a private ceremony.inside the blue room at the white house today. first lady michelle obama and daughters. malia and sasha were there to witness mister obama being sworn in. president time tomorrow. when he takes the oath of office at the >> four years ago temperatures were below freezing for tomorrow things will be warmer with low mid- 40s but it is going to be mostly cloudy. the chance for rain or shine o snow showers. however, beautiful weather this evening and more weather beautiful look for loss of sunshine once again. for martin luther king day and mid-60s. redwood city, we will sue low 60s inland. fairfield, antioch, livermore. san francisco getting into the low 60s. 60s in petaluma. 60s and also when oakland. with your kron 4 7 day around the bay to state, more sunshine and a few increasing high clouds. as of this system and the pacific gets closer but still mid-60s as a big cool start. the increasing cloud cov
in of oakland. the shooter is still on the the city. in national news. the bush tax cut expire at midnight, and if nothing is done, taxes go up for middle class americans. that is what everyone is trying to avoid. late monday evening vice president joe biden and senator harry read headed to the capitol to brief democrats on a deal worked out between congressional to prevent across the board sources say the deal calls for a tax hike for couples earning more than 450- thousand dollars a year. what the president wanted and what republicans wanted. the deal also calls for the extension of unemployment benefits >>> and sources say the deal also delays by two months the automatic across the board spending cuts. that two month delay will end up being payed for half with tax revenue and half wiwith spending cuts. for some this is a way to get this legislation through. for others it's a matter of kicking the can down the road. and delaying another day. now the senate is expected to vote, if they can get the bill drafted in time. if it passes it goes to the they are due to meet tomorrow at noon east
in oakland and we could be warmer. with your holiday >> prosecutors in santa clara county are weighing. whether to file charges against a san jose woman, who they say, made up an attempted kidnapping. the woman initially told police a man tried to snatch her daughter from her arms outside her home tuesday evening. police noticed some inconsistencies in the mother's story and after re-interviewing her. the mother admitted it was all a hoax. the father of the toddler says this isn't the first time his ex has lied like this. >> she even went as far as to solicit donations for my daughter's treatment for leukemia. setting up a bank account, her out of state family donated about 2 thousand dollars towards my daughter's care. she was confronted by her best friend as to what taylor's treatments are and that's when she came clean. >> this is the first time people outside of my family are getting to see the type of monster that she is. earlier this week, araujo told police a man tried to kidnap her daughter from in front their home and she got into a tug-of-war until she got a hold of the toddl
is on the way. here now is a live look at current conditions in san francisco and oakland. a few showers still lingering into the late night. meanwhile,i'm here in the weather center with brian van aken who is tracking the rain. >> there is still some lean in the south bay in san jose. some rainfall through the santa cruz mountains. note to the yellow is where the moderate/heavy. we have its here in the santa clara valley. and near santa clara and towards campbell. there is a burbank. this is highway 17 and there is the 880/280. moderate/heavy. also, to the north it hasn't quieted down a bit. still, some bit of a -- quieted down. san rafeal, but for the most part things are improving. the showers are still expected to forecast but not as heavy as what we have seen. the heaviest in the north bay one-half inch in the san rafael. smaller amounts in the south-east. this live look at the san mateo bridge. showers tonight and tomorrow. sunshine and i will have your forecast, coming up. >> for more on the rain. we go out live to san rafael. and kron-4's jeff bush. how are things looking out >> it is
was stolen from the oakland museum of california during a break in and burglary on monday. the object stolen -- a gold rush-era quartz and gold box with ornamentation depicting early california. this is the museums second break-in in two months. a reward is being offered for the safe recovery of the artifact. >> jacqueline: of we will crop to dense fog and already reduced visibility. i just to not think we're going to see as much as resell last night. with reduced visibility right now, with concord, two models of the visibility. temperatures cooler. concord, into the 30's and 40's in fairfield. and temperatures are not going to get down much lower. clouds are streaming over right now that will keep things a bit warmer than last night. these clouds are associated with the clouds and heavy rainfall to the north but we are only expecting light showers. timing it out. on futurecast. brighamcoming up. protesters stripped down. they were back at city hall. upset about the recent ban passed.which blocks public nudity. >> a home invasion in an east bay neighborhood. the suspects got a big surprise w
designed to detect gunshots are now being used in oakland. they're called "shot- spotters" - and they blanket nearly half the city. today police said they'll move forward with the technology to curb a growing crime rate. kron 4's dan kerman has more. >> that is the sound of a recorded gunfire on the new year's eve. these sensors recorded the sound and it then showed the location of the shooting, how many rounds were fired and how many were being used. >> this confirmed the vital the affirmation that we needed. with blood, evidence, shell casings. this is vital information. we have not been able to have access to this in law enforcement as quickly. >> reporter: they were on the scene in less than two minutes. instead of having to wait 11 minutes for the 911 call. they were able to gather evidence and also cease this assault rifle. capable of firing 100 rounds. >> these would pierce walls, bulletproof vests. unfortunately, we have seen weapons like this similar on the street increase. there has also been an increase on in formation that make this information more readily ava
presumably. it is scary >> reporter: the oakland zoo is now caring forthe animal. kron 4 has learned it is pretty sick and is being treated by zoo personell. the owner faces drug charges, as well as owning an exotic animal without a permit. in castro valley reggie kumar kron 4 news. >> e >> pam: a woman is violently attacked in san francisco's mission district. and the victim is using social media to warn the community. kron 4's philippe djegal is live in san francisco. with more on what police are calling an attempted rape. philippe? she is a self described mountain climber fight off her attacker. she says she was walking down the 23rd street after returning from the haze section. she noticed a suspicious man walking towards her. she could not avoid him there were no side streets. she did not want to turn around because then her back would be turned and she did not know what was going to be happening. this is how she described what happened. >> she sent this out to friends and neighbors in the area. the suspect launched at me. he knew what he was doing and how to attack someone. ...
. called the police it's not clear if the particular children or if >> oakland police have released this sketch of a suspect involved in an attempted kidnapping of a 25-year-old-woman. the victim was walking near the fruitvale bart station when police say a stranger grabbed her-- and tried to force her into a nearby car. but the victim managed to escape. she reported seeing at least two to three african- american males inside thethe suspect is described to be in his early 20's standing between 5-foot six to 5-foot eight inches tall. >> new at 11. the contra costa county health district is investigating a possible norovirus outbreak in at least two schools in lafayette. kron four's jeff bush explains how many students were affected and what the district is doing to address the issue. school officials notified that students here at the burton valley elementary school might have been in contact with the norovirus. this all comes after fridaythere was a higher than normal number of students who called in sick. at least 100 students were school and another school in the district. as you
had been shot. he's 24 from oakland. he was treated at the scene and then transported to a hospital. let's take some video that was shot by our partners at abc sky seven and you can see what the scene looked like. dozens of officers combed the lord tennyson apartment complex looking for the shooter. you can see they were going door to door looking for him or any other victims. as it turns out there was only one victim at the scene. the department's tactical unit armored vehicle was called out for backup. officers from that unit were also helping with the search. police say the victim traveled to the apartment complex because of some dispute with someone at the apartment complex, possibly the shooter. >> i do not see a specific danger to the public. we believe that they knew each other and they had a dispute and that resulted in a shooting. >> reporter: police say there is always a concern when an armed suspect is on the loose but say this was not gang related. hayward police i don't see a specific danger to the public behind this suspect, again, because we believe they knew each oth
. >>> and it's been four years since oscar grant was shot and killed by a bart officer in oakland. how grant is being remembered. >> catherine: the body of a man swept out to sea off point reyes was found today. this is video from sky 7 h- d rescuers were called in after a man, woman and dog the story. >> reporter: just after noon on new years day, the coast guard received reports that a man and woman walking a dog along pt. reyes beach had been caught by what was described as a rouge wave. the woman and the dog were able to swim ashore with the help of people who saw what happene, but the man was swept to sea. the coast guard and the california highway patrol launched a rescue effort and searched for several hours. but arounnd 4pm, they found his body adrift in he's described as a 59 year old male and his identity has not yet been released. the woman was examined by paramedics, but unijured. the north bay charles clifford kron 4 news >> jacqueline: is going to be very cold with already a freeze morning and a frost advisory. we will show you how cold it will be in your neighborhood, coming u
about the last day in the life of a man shot to death in oakland by a bart police officer has just been awarded two top prizes for a dramatic film at the sundance film festival. fruitvale picked up both the grand jury award and the audience award. i was there at sundance when fruitvale was first screened and created quite a buzz. >> 1 hot ticket this for phithe oscar grant film 'fruitvalle' >> this story follows him on his last day of life. here at sun dance it was just picked up by a distributor for an estimated $2.5 million. not bad. >> coming of the san jose sharks but could they make it 4-0? and one of the days of the history book for patrick marlowe. get beautyrest, posturepedic, even tempur-pedic mattress sets at low clearance prices. save even more on floor samples, demonstrators, and closeout inventory. the year end clearance sale ends sunday at sleep train. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ in a row? plus why today was a day for the history books for patrick marleau. the golden state warriors were in action again today taking on the milwaukee bucks on the second nig
traffic on interstate 880 near the oakland coliseum over the weekend. let's listen. >> i am on the 880. >> what are you reporting? >> we are right near the colosseum. these cars are doing doughnuts. >> how many vehicles? >> there are a number of young teenagers. they are on the nimitz freeway. i've never seen such anything like this. they are stopping all of the vehicles. >> they are just all over the roadways >> they are taking over the freeway. what ever they are doing it is not ok. "i can't believe this" >> pam: c-h-p investigators are currently reviewing videos from the incident. in an attempt to track down the drivers who are responsible. c-h-p investigators are currently reviewing videos from the incident. in an attempt to track down the drivers who are responsible. >> pam: five high school football players in vallejo have been expelled, for allegedly hazing and bullying six underclassmen. a spokesperson for st patrick- st. vincent high school says, there were multiple incidents that happened inside the locker room during football season last fall. the head coach has also been fi
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